Legal Guide

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How A Fall In The Work Place Can Ruin Lives

It is the right of an employee to be able to work in a safe and secure environment, without fear of injuring themselves. No matter where you work, whether it is a building site, a warehouse or an office, your employer should have a number of safety regulations in place to protect you and your fellow employees. However if these regulations are outdated, or are missing entirely, then there is a high... ❯❯❯

Annuities and retirement – What are the best options

An annuity is a plan that gives you a guaranteed income after you retire. These vary from provider to provider so it's good to shop around to find out what might be best for you. Can you afford to retire? To work out if you can afford to retire you'll need to look at how much state pension you'll get, how much you'll get from employee pension schemes and how much from any private schemes you may... ❯❯❯

How Long to Criminal Trials Typically Last?

Let’s just start by saying that there’s really no such thing as a “typical” criminal trial. These courtroom proceedings could be related to any number of criminal charges, such as selling narcotics, domestic disputes that turned violent, theft, arson, and even murder. And as you may know, the wide variety of charges that could be related to a criminal trial come with... ❯❯❯

A Newcomer's Guide To Finding A Great Lawyer

At some point in your lifetime, you might end up needing the aid of a great attorney. If this occurs to you don't panic. Using the services of a great attorney, you can readily and rapidly solve any legal problems in your whole life. Use the following suggestions to locate a great lawyer. Try to find reviews on attorneys online. Getting a lawyer that you could trust and value can be very tough,... ❯❯❯

How To Prepare For Your Personal Injury Case

The most important aspect to remember in regard to your personal injury lawsuit is that being organized will make or break your case. Let’s take your classic slip and fall case—you are at the grocery store, an employee forgets to clean up the mess the broken milk carton created, you slip and break your tailbone. You are officially furious! So you do what every rational human being... ❯❯❯

Prescription Errors & Your Case For Medical Negligence

Just because you are unhappy with your doctor or nurses’ treatment doesn’t mean you automatically have a medical negligence claim.   A quick refresher on medical negligence will tell you that in order to have a successful claim, your doctor or nurse must have been negligent in a way that their ‘duty of care’ fell below the standard expected of them. That is, they... ❯❯❯

Selecting a Criminal Defense Lawyer: 5 Things to Consider

There are a number of things to consider when selecting a criminal defense lawyer. In fact, your entire future could be at stake. Hiring the wrong legal counselor to guide you through the murky waters of the legal system can be a tragic yet common mistake. When facing a cunning prosecutor and gullible jury that could send you away for a long time, you need feel complete confidence in both your... ❯❯❯

O.J. Simpson Is Ridiculous

O.J. Simpson’s murder trial is quite possibly one of the most memorable courtroom dramas the American public has ever seen. The former football star and actor, O. J. Simpson, was tried on two counts of murder following the June 1994 deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman. Some experts have described this case as the most publicized criminal trial... ❯❯❯

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case Based on Negligence?

Have you or someone you love been in an accident? You know that accidents happen. People get injured every day. Some injuries are minor, while others are life-threatening. In any case, if someone's negligence caused the accident, it is only fair that person helps pay for the resulting medical bills as well as reasonable pain and suffering. How do you know if you have a personal injury case based... ❯❯❯

What is cohabitation?

If you are in an opposite-sex relationship, your rights as a partner depend on whether you are married or living together. Living together with someone is also referred to as cohabitation. In general, you will have fewer rights if you are living together than if you are married. This information covers co-habiting relationships, as described above. It doesn't cover lesbian and gay partners who,... ❯❯❯